Victor Marques has been appointed General Manager for industrial automation company Omron South Africa. Marques will be responsible for the successful running of Omron in South Africa together with his team of highly competent technical, sales and support staff.
“It's my function to ensure that my team delivers excellent service from an Omron solution sales perspective and from a back-up support role,” elaborates Marques “also that we as a team are able to go beyond the call of duty if and when needed.
Marques adds that it will be his goal, with the support of the management team, to create a business where the Omron core values form part of the Omron South Africa DNA. “I want the company to perform pro-actively to the best of its ability as a team, with the utmost integrity and respect for one another. “I believe that everyone in the organization has a key and very important role to play in ensuring that Omron South Africa is a great success. Looking ahead we are a changing business, one that is changing for the better.” Marques indicated that one of his main areas of focus would be to expand the Omron business into sub-Saharan Africa.
“There are exciting developments taking place in the motion control world. One of the most exciting developments is that the perception of motion control for machines being costly is slowly changing. In line with this the perception that you need rocket science capabilities to implement motion control solutions into machine automation is also slowly being eradicated,” says Marques.